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SleepingDog (#46607843)
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Bio Photo Born in North Carolina, but have also lived in New York, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington DC, and South Carolina. Graveyards and tombstones have always been a curiosity to me, and I always wanted to know something about the people buried there. I was a data entry operator for many years, also a history and genealogy addict. Since being retired, I've put those things to use to help make sure that people (and pets) that I put into Find A Grave are more than just names on a tombstone.

Since Ancestry owns this site now and since the EXACT places of some of our ancestors will never be known for sure---like those who were buried on their own property and/or have simple field stones for markers---I believe that those people also deserve to be remembered and connected to their families. So I will gladly connect the "unknowns" since they are just as important links as those we do know about. It does help to know the dates, and a probable location if possible--like "on their own property" for instance.

I would like to add that I do try to cooperate with everyone, and am happy to do so, but expect to be spoken to with decency and respect when being asked to make any type of change. (As I've come across a few people that were downright pushy and rude). Advice to nasty people---"let sleeping dogs lie".

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RE: Leonia Wells McMillan
Thank you for correcting the information for Leonia Wells McMillan. I believe Leonia was the younger half-sister of my 5th great-grandmother, Julia Wells Underwood.
Added by Eternity on Jul 23, 2016 8:58 PM
Meekle Ann Johnson Stroud
Hi! Meekle Ann Johnson Stroud is buried at Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church in Pleasant Garden, NC in the same plot as her daughter, Fannie Johnson Siske.

Thanks and have a great day!
Added by Coco15 on Jul 20, 2016 8:32 PM
Tim Day
James fuller yates, jr
Hi. I notice that you have posted a photograph of James Fuller Yates when he was a young man. I am wondering if you are a member of his family. I just recently discovered that his first wife, Helen Smith Yates, who died in 1929, was my grandmother's cousin, and was the daughter of Sam D. and Grace Garland Smith. We are desperately trying to find a photo of Helen, so are looking for some of the Yates descendants who might know something about this. Thanks
Added by Tim Day on Jul 20, 2016 10:01 AM
Richard Berry
RE: Crumpler connection
Thanks again for emailing the info.

R. Berry
Added by Richard Berry on Jul 18, 2016 9:48 PM
Richard Berry
Crumpler connection

Noticed your photo contributions to Mary Frances Crumpler Daniel and George Lee Daniel. Are you related to them? They're my maternal grand-parents.

Sincerely, Richard L Berry
Added by Richard Berry on Jul 18, 2016 2:11 PM
Karyn Buckner Garvin
RE: Fannie Weavil Crews
I think it all looks good now, maybe not the spouse order but the three husbands no longer have duplicate links.

thanks again, Karyn
Added by Karyn Buckner Garvin on Jul 16, 2016 6:32 PM
Lee Brown
Family Service in Winston-Salem
The cleaning of gravestones, refinishing bronze markers, and the flower delivery for families that can't be there, is the way we fund the complimentary cleaning of veteran gravestones.

We service a radius of 50 miles of Winston-Salem, NC. We NEVER power wash, sand-blast or use harsh chemicals on any gravestones. In fact, the chemicals and methods we use are recommended both by the National Park Service and the Veteran's Administration. Please review our web page dedicated to this service:

You are welcome to tell others about our service. Thanks.
Added by Lee Brown on Jul 16, 2016 9:17 AM
Jason Kirchick
Samuel Price
I sent a relationship edit to connect Samuel with his wife Marilyn (162411311). If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to send a message. Thank you for your time.
Added by Jason Kirchick on Jul 15, 2016 5:07 PM
Elizabeth Harris
RE: Abrim Styers
Abrim's wife (Mariah) is correct.

His mother may have been Nancy Murphy, but I haven't been able to find any proof yet. Right now, Nancy Murphy links back to the John Styers memorial, and I'm trying to get that link removed too. Probably it would be best to remove her as Abrim's mother until we have more information. Can you do that? ( In the 1850 census, Abrim is living with Abram his father, but Abram's wife is Mary, not Nancy.)
Added by Elizabeth Harris on Jul 14, 2016 2:27 PM
Elizabeth Harris
RE: John Abram Styers
Thank you for the quick reply! Yes, I'll be happy to take over this page. I'm trying to get the family sorted out for WikiTree anyway, and I might as well work on everything at once.

I'm not a direct descendant, but the sister of one of my ancestors married a brother of John Styers, and I know pretty much about their family.

Elizabeth Harris
Added by Elizabeth Harris on Jul 12, 2016 5:29 AM
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